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Network key
« on: Nov 17, 2011, 22:42:49 »
Matt was messing about with my wireless setting on the desktop, although this is not wireless, but has an Orange Gigaset box, but the two laptops are & wont connect now! PLease can anyone tell me where the key is . Thanks
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Re: Network key
« Reply #1 on: Nov 17, 2011, 23:05:38 »
open internet explorer
log on to your router,
(you might need to plug the router into your pc to access it if its not connecting to it)
normally 192.168.1.1

the network key is under the wireless settings.

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Re: Network key
« Reply #2 on: Nov 17, 2011, 23:08:54 »
Mac there are two groups of settings, which one exactly, thanks
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Re: Network key
« Reply #3 on: Nov 17, 2011, 23:21:27 »
I have screwed my router password up now! Oh dear
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Re: Network key
« Reply #4 on: Nov 18, 2011, 09:05:22 »
Have you been locked out of your router now then ?

The router should have a reset button, you might be able to reset factory defaults by holding the button for 30 seconds.
You will need the manual to find the default password - possibly 1234 or 0000
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Re: Network key
« Reply #5 on: Nov 18, 2011, 12:24:48 »
Have you been locked out of your router now then ?

The router should have a reset button, you might be able to reset factory defaults by holding the button for 30 seconds.
You will need the manual to find the default password - possibly 1234 or 0000
Be ready to completely rebuild the router configuration if you do that. Its a bit of a sledge hammer fix (not actually a fix either)...

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Re: Network key
« Reply #6 on: Nov 18, 2011, 12:55:22 »
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Mac there are two groups of settings, which one exactly, thanks

well once you get back into the router, look for the wireless security settings
in there it will say something like
WEP
WPA
PSK

I normally use WPA and then set the WPA shared key (network key) to my own password.

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some routers default to
user root
password admin
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Re: Network key
« Reply #7 on: Nov 18, 2011, 13:00:14 »
Matt thinks he allowed his phone to connect to my wifi but stopped my two laptops!!!!!! Bit of a worry....two of us in the family!!!
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Re: Network key
« Reply #8 on: Nov 18, 2011, 14:16:31 »
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Be ready to completely rebuild the router configuration if you do that. Its a bit of a sledge hammer fix (not actually a fix either)...

If you can't get access you need to reset to get the use of default password.

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Matt thinks he allowed his phone to connect to my wifi but stopped my two laptops

Snap his fingers and tell to stick to his own toys  :evil:
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Re: Network key
« Reply #9 on: Nov 19, 2011, 15:57:59 »
All ok now.Matt had turned the MAC filter on.
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